Joyful Celebration

Joy is a very tall order in a world of perpetual natural disasters, human atrocities, personal and political scandals, widespread hunger, millions of refugees, threats of war, etc.  Dare we even speak of joy in such turbulent times?  Maybe. 

Read More
Earth Charter
We Got This

This legal action is brought by Our Children’s Trust against the federal government. Originating back to the Obama Administration, this suit features 21 young plaintiffs who argue that, according to the OCT press release, their “constitutional and public trust rights are being violated by the government’s creation of climate danger.”

Read More
Jim Poyser
Common Destiny and a New Beginning

History gives us reason to hope that the pendulum of political and social values will swing back to center, but does each successive wider swing leave an indelible mark, permanent change on American’s values and expectations? 

Read More
Earth Charter
Crunch Time for Bees

Right now, it’s crunch time for the bees. They are working their little stingers off to create a store of honey that will get them through the impending cold season.

Read More
Earth Charter
Save Yellowwood

Logging the planned 25% of these trees will have devastating impacts on the habitat of vulnerable creatures, it will take away the splendor of the trails running through this forest, and it will undermine the very purpose of this area: to protect wild spaces in Indiana. 

Read More
Earth Charter
Protect Endangered Species

This month, the U.S. Senate is expected to act on two of the most egregious attempts to weaken the Endangered Species Act (ESA), despite its status as America’s most successful conservation law, boasting a 99% success rate protecting species from extinction.

Read More
Earth Charter
Climate Leadership Summit 2017

We are back for a SECOND Climate Leadership Summit on September 13! We are excited to be co-hosting this event with seven Hoosier Mayors and nine sponsors who are committed to making their communities more climate resilient. 

Read More
Shannon Anderson
Glaciers

I knew about global warming and about the glaciers melting, but seeing it in person is surreal.

Read More
Andy Fry
Experimental Anthropology

There is certainly a huge carbon cost for an event like this, getting everyone here, all the disposable stuff that gets purchased, and the firewood and ice consumed, but person for person, we're using a WHOLE lot less than we do in our regular lives and everyone feels this when we go back home. 

Read More
Shannon Anderson
#LongLiveTheKids

We have just wrapped up two weeks of Climate Camp here in Indianapolis, or as co-organizer Kristina Hulvershorn says "the most tiring and wonderful two weeks of the year." 

Read More
Shannon Anderson